In this engaging and interactive digital lesson, the learners will receive direct instruction and practice with keyboarding using the cursor, arrows, tab, backspace, and delete keys as they move the cursor, remove text, and create large spaces.
Estimated Time:9 minutes
Score Type:Automatically Graded
Available Languages: English, Spanish
Vocabulary: arrow, backspace, curser, delete, down, enter, key, keyboard, keyboarding, left, letters, phonics, right, space, tab, up
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Due to the small size of students' hands, this lesson does not teach proper keyboarding finger placement. A later unit, entitled Keyboarding, addresses proper touch keyboarding skills.
In many programs, Tabs are set at every ½-inch mark. You might want to describe the ½-inch default setting if students ask how much space is inserted when the Tab key is pressed.